Volt Workforce Solutions Technical Project Manager in Kirkland, Washington

Technical Project Manager in Kirkland, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 11/3/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Direct Hire

  • Location: Kirkland, WA

  • Job Type: Engineering Disciplines

  • Duration: N/A

  • Date Posted: 11/3/2018

  • Job ID: 141239

  • Contact Name Volt Branch

  • Phone 253/733-3060

Job Description

Technical Project Manager

I have an open position for one of my clients in Totem Lake, Washington (near Seattle) who is seeking a Technical Project Manager for a direct, full-time role.

SUMMARY

The Technical Project Manager (TPM) accomplishes project objectives by planning, executing, and evaluating design project activities for a particular product line. The TPM works closely with leadership, customers, and business partners to make sure that the scope and direction of their project meets requirements, is on schedule and that costs are controlled appropriately. The TPM’s essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors

  • Develop project plans including scope and objectives

  • Track and ensure the timeliness of design efforts and drawing releases

  • Ensure the timeliness and efficiency of test equipment development

  • Ensure resource availability and allocation

  • Oversee the timeliness of verification and validation of the product

  • Manage changes in project scope, schedule, costs and risk

  • Report and escalate to management as needed

  • Manage the relationship with the customer and all stakeholders

  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks

  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required skill, knowledge and abilities

  • Minimum of three (3) years new product development

  • Proven success managing projects from concept through production release

  • PMP certification is a plus or equivalent experience

  • Consumer electronics experience

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Excellent management, communication and people skills required to influence and manage multiple resources, most of which are not under direct authority.

  • Must have excellent business acumen and problem solving skills with the ability to identify complex problems and see them through to resolution

  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Team oriented, with demonstrated ability to work with others to drive to targeted outcomes

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public

  • Applied knowledge of MS Office Suite (Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, MS Project etc.)

  • Strong customer service focus

Please Note: This position is urgent and will be filled quickly. Must be legally authorized to work in the USA. Direct inquiries only (no 3 rd party submittals) at this time, please. Thank You.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.

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